Explore NABS

SFS Constitutional Revisions 2014

The Constitutional Revision Committee will propose two bylaw changes to the Society at the Business Luncheon in Portland. The details of, and rationale for, the proposed change are outlined below.

Respectfully submitted,
Steve Francoeur, co-Chair
Fred Benfield, co-Chair

Proposed Revision to By-Laws 1

Recognizing the role of the Newsletter within the Society for Freshwater Science.

Rationale

The Newsletter has become an official publication of the Society (replacing the Bulletin), and should thus be represented on the Publications Committee. The Publications committee is in favor of these changes.

Proposed Revision to By-Laws 2

Restructuring the Elections and Place Committee.

Rationale

Currently, a recent Past-president is required as an “at-large” member of this Committee. Specifying the exact term that each Past-president will serve on this Committee will allow Past-presidents to plan out their committee commitments in advance of appointment and increase the efficiency with which members are appointed to this Committee. The Elections and Place committee is in favor of these changes.

Full Detail of Proposed Changes

Please see the following document regarding the proposed constitutional revision: 

 

What's New
  • Making Waves Podcast Episode 26: Carbon Fates, Dr. Erin Hotchkiss more
  • Fall 2017 Issue of In the Drift now available! more
  • September 2017 Issue of Freshwater Science now online more
  • Does Cultural Diversity Matter to Scientific Societies? Read the President's Environment more
  • SFS Student Presentation Awards! more
  • In the drift just fell into your sampler! The Spring 2015 Newsletter is here! more
  • Making Waves Podcast Episode 14: Nitrogen Fixation in a Warming World, Dr. Jill Welter more
BENTHOS News
  • The deadline to submit proposals for AQUATROP Special Sessions or Symposiums is now November 17, 2017

    more
  • SFS joins CASS in condemning silencing of EPA scientists

    more
  • Andy Leidolf appointed as SFS Executive Director

     

    more
  • VOTING CLOSED - SFS LOGO CONTEST VOTE!

    Over 60 logos were submitted by 28 individuals and narrowed to 3 finalists. Now is your chance to select the winner.

    more
  • SFS signs two letters sent to the US EPA regarding the Trump Administration's proposed revisions to the Waters of the US rule



    more

More SFS News...

Back to Top
NABS Logo
© 2015 Society for Freshwater Science
Membership Services:
(435) 797-9270 | sfsmembership@usu.edu